by Stephen Bird, PhD, CSCS, RSCC*E, Thomas Huyghe, CSCS, and Ernest Delosangeles Jr, ATC, CSCS
NSCA Coach March 2020
Vol 6, Issue 4
The 2019 National Basketball Strength and Conditioning Association (NBSCA) Performance Summit (PS) was held at Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL, May 19, 2019. With the largest contingent of strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, and sports coaches in attendance to date, the 2019 NBSCA PS was well represented across the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Basketball Association (NBA), and NBA G-League. With several delegates representing sports outside of basketball, there was significant interest in the theme of a multi-faceted approach to strength and conditioning in the professional team setting. In conjunction with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this year’s event was live streamed for the first time with online participants from seven countries. This article provides a review of sessions presented at the 2019 NBSCA PS including strength and conditioning methods and coaching strategies, in-season strength programming, force plate assessment, injury prevention, and player monitoring.
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